Arguably, the shortest hour of my entire life took place on our wedding day. Shortly after the tea ceremony, Chris (one of our groomsmen), our photographer, my hubby and I rode together to the church. Here we are at the Swedenborg Chapel for our big day. Here’s one of our bridesmaid reading “How Do I Love … More Our Wedding Ceremony – Wedding Photos (Part 2)
From start to finish, check out this epic wedding video from my friend’s big day! This incredibly talented videography crew is amazing. In fact, they even came equipped with their own drone! How does that work? Watch and find out.
Recently, some very good friends of mine held a civil marriage ceremony at Boston’s Public Garden. The couple invited 12 of their closest friends for the simple and elegant occasion. I took the opportunity to take photos for my friends. Here’s the happy couple in front of their two favorite willow tree – a place they felt symbolic … More A Civil Marriage In The Boston Public Gardens
Combining the east with the west (or the west with the east?) According to Chinese tradition, the groom’s side of the family bears gifts to the bride’s family at some point before the wedding — and one of these gifts include a giant roast pig. In the western tradition, the groom’s side of the family pays for the rehearsal dinner. … More The Pig Roast/Rehearsal Dinner
Some of our photos were ready this weekend, and I can’t stop looking at them! While most people in the western hemisphere will consider our wedding photos to be ordinary, for me these images carry a little more weight. For my family, this is the beginning of a new era: My parents (and the generations … More Our Wedding Photos (Part 1)
Dang. I wish I saw this earlier! To clarify, it’s customary to see a portrait of the bride and groom wearing their wedding their wedding attire at an Asian wedding. Although I wasn’t crazy about the tradition, I LOVE this (slightly silly) idea – and I’m all about being silly. And yes, for those of … More Awesome Wedding Portraits
I wish they’d come to my wedding to perform!
I was thoroughly impressed by this couple’s attempt to create a “Chinese Banquet Survival Guide”. It’s way way wayyy better than our attempt in a “Frequently Asked Questions” page on Chinese American Weddings. Chinese Banquet Survival Guide This is a guide to help you survive your first Chinese banquet. If you have been to one … More What’s a Chinese wedding banquet like?
Originally posted on This is Thirtyish:
When a girl gets engaged, there are about 5 billion things that run through her mind that first week. These thoughts range from “DO I LIKE MY RING?!” to “DO MY FRIENDS LIKE MY RING?!” to “HOW MUCH WAS MY RING?!” to “Oh my God, I FOUND THE RING…
We recently discovered this list and was curious to ask our readers: Agree or disagree? Are these all the right steps to planning a wedding? What were or are your steps to planning a wedding?